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  • A study by Dr. Tracy Balboni shows terminally ill patients who receive spiritual support from religious communities tend to get more intensive end-of-life care.

Tags: EndOfLife, PopulationScience

  • A study by Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo shows when retinoblastomas, or tumors in the retina, are diagnosed in racial and ethnic minority children without private health insurance, the disease often takes a more invasive, potentially life-threatening course.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Disparities, PopulationScience

  • A report suggests that aspirin use has the potential to increase pension liabilities by extending life spans. Dr. Charles Fuchs, who wasn't part of the report, said aspirin use may reduce the risk of cancer.

Tags: Prevention, PopulationScience

  • A study has shown that African Americans are more likely than whites to die from cancer. Dr. Christopher Lathan said although the disparity gap is decreasing, more progress is needed to close it.

Tags: Disparities, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Philip Kantoff gave his views on whether there is any link between taking performance-enhancing drugs and developing testicular cancer. Dr. Kantoff said human growth hormone could theoretically be linked to cancer, but there is no study to support that.

Tags: PopulationScience

  • A study by Dr. Paul Nguyen and colleagues at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center shows a small percentage of prostate cancer patients complained their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret their choice of treatment.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Paul Nguyen and colleagues at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center report in a study that a small percentage of prostate cancer patients complained that their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret the type of treatment they chose.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Paul Nguyen and colleagues at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center report in a study that a small percentage of prostate cancer patients complained that their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret the type of treatment they chose.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

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